With family waiting at the finish line, Tara Borlain cruises to last IronKids win

first_imgLeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets It was a stark difference from the past years, where Tara and Samantha would always be neck-and-neck en route to their expected 1-2 finish before hugging it out in celebration.READ: Tara Borlain, Juan Baniqued eye fitting end to IronKids stintStill, with Samantha and her parents cheering her on from the sidelines, Tara felt like she was on cloud nine.“It’s actually the best thing I can ask for. When I’m with them, I feel more confident. I got to know myself more because of them,” she said.Dominant since she first started joining the IronKids, Borlain could only smile as she now puts all her attention on her studies in St. Paul University, while still joining some small triathlon events from time-to-time.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans MOST READ Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return As she is about to take her curtain call, Tara left a few words of wisdom to her fellow youth triathletes.“Keep believing in yourself,” she said.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Tara Borlain. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netLAPU-LAPU CITY — Soaking in the cheers, Tara Borlain comfortably crossed the finish line by her lonesome as she once again ruled the girls’ 13-14 category of the 2017 Alaska IronKids Saturday morning at Shangri-La Mactan here.But for the rising triathlete, she was never alone.ADVERTISEMENT Reyes not replacing injured Fajardo in Gilas’ Fiba Asia Cup roster Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur LATEST STORIES 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano ‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Though older sister Samantha no longer competed in the youth circuit, the middle Borlain sibling felt her family’s support from start to finish as she capped off a decorated IronKids career.READ: Graduating Baniqued, Borlain reign in IronKids anew FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’“Ever since I started, the most important thing I learned is that family is the key. Winning is just in your mind and in your heart, and if you give your best, you’re already a champion. I believe that your family will be the one to push you for that success to happen,” the 14-year-old said.Borlain pulled away from the field early and was hardly threatened as she finished the race in 41:34, almost a full four minutes ahead of her closest pursuant. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

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Soiled ground threatens Fort Nelson rec centre

first_imgBut, Mclean reiterates the contamination isn’t severe, and it can legally be dumped at the municipal landfill. Right now, the contaminated soil has been gathered into one pile on-site, and is covered with a tarp.The town is waiting to hear back from the Ministry of Environment on whether the soil can be shipped to the local landfill. Mclean says if the grant is denied, officials are going back to the drawing board, to develop a revised plan on what the building will look like.Photo: The Fort Nelson recreation centre collapsed on April 9th, 2007- submitted On April 9th, 2007, the building collapsed as a result of heavy snow and ice buildup. Earlier this year, the town announced that a new complex would be built on the same property. The town had applied for a $10 million dollar grant under the Build Canada Grant Program. That funding is set to be announced at the end of this month.Mclean says the recreation centre is already facing a lot of competition for the grant, and says the contamination announcement could jeopardize that funding. [asset|aid=1830|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=2d7bf70acd9501529c751fd6c1540d4e-Randy Mclean 2_1_Pub.mp3] Advertisement Photo: This is an artist’s rendering of what the new recreation centre would look like, if the town received funding. Some dirty soil is posing problems for developers of the new Fort Nelson Rec Centre. When workers were digging the foundation for the new building, they found evidence of contamination, and didn’t know what it was. – Advertisement -So, samples were sent out for analysis. The results indicated that a part of the land was contaminated with hydrocarbons. Northern Rockies Regional Municipality Chief Administrative Officer Randy Mclean says this could have been caused by diesel fuel. [asset|aid=1829|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=2d7bf70acd9501529c751fd6c1540d4e-Randy Mclean 1_2_Pub.mp3] Mclean says the contamination wasn’t found when the recreation centre was first constructed 35 years ago, because there weren’t as many environmental regulations in place. Advertisementlast_img read more

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